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Forecast valid from: 00:00, Monday 21 June 2021 until 00:00, Tuesday 22 June 2021

Small Craft Warning

North to northeast winds will reach force 6 or higher at times tonight (Sunday) and tomorrow (Monday) on Irish coasts from Fair Head to Hook Head to Erris Head.

Gale Warning

Nil

Meteorological Situation at 21:00 UTC

A mainly fresh to strong northerly airflow covers Ireland, in between an extensive area of low pressure to the south and an anticyclone in mid Atlantic. The airflow will continue to strengthen overnight, as pressure builds from the northwest.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Heavy Swell (>4m) : Nil

Wave Height Forecast

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Bloody Foreland

Wind: North to northeast force 5 or 6 and gusty, occasionally reaching force 7 south of Loop Head. Later gradually decreasing force 3 to 5 by the end of the period.

Weather: Fair to cloudy, with well scattered showers. Becoming mainly fair later.

Visibility: Mostly good, decreasing moderate or poor in showers.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Bloody Foreland to Howth Head to Carnsore Point and for the Irish Sea

Wind: Increasing northerly force 5 or 6 and gusty imminent. Later gradually decreasing force 4 or 5 by the end of the period.

Weather: Mainly fair with isolated showers possible.

Visibility: Mostly good.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Carnsore Point to Roches Point to Mizen Head

Wind: Increasing north to northeast force 5 or 6 and gusty imminent. Later decreasing northerly force 4 to 6, strongest in the southeast, becoming mainly force 4 or 5 and gusty by the end of the period.

Weather: Fair to cloudy, with a few isolated showers possible. Becoming mainly fair later.

Visibility: Moderate to good.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 00:00, Wednesday 23 June 2021

Moderate to fresh northerly winds, gradually decreasing mostly light to moderate northerly by Tuesday morning, but fresh in the southeast. Winds increasing mostly moderate to fresh westerly in western and northern sea areas through Tuesday morning, extending to southern sea areas through the afternoon, mostly light to moderate northwesterly in eastern sea areas. Weather: Fair initially, apart from isolated showers. Cloud increasing from the northwest through Tuesday followed by rain and drizzle in western and northwestern sea areas.

Forecast issued at: 00:00, Monday 21 June 2021

All times are local unless specified

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